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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
now reach the u.s. >>> officials are calling it the worst case of hoarding they've seen. dozens of 18-wheelers needed to clear it away. now, help for the horder. >>> and one honest cabbie. returning nearly $250,000 in cash, believe it or not. getting a measly reward in return. making us ask, what would you do? >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin this tuesday with jerry sandusky refusing to go quietly to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
, including the u.s. ambassador. >> i want to make sure we get that for the record. it took the president 14 days before they called the act in benghazi an act of terror. >> he did, in fact, sir. let me call it an act of terror. >> can you say that louder, candy? >> he did call an act of terror. >> reporter: and the president brought up the infamous 47% comment in his closing statement. >> when he said, behind closed doors that 47% of the country considers themselves victims, or refuse personality responsibility, think about who he was talking about. >> reporter: this was the one and only town hall style debate. next monday's debate will focus on foreign policy. paula? >> i've got my popcorn and soda ready for round three. t.j. winick live on long island this morning. thanks, t.j. >>> there's lots to analyze on both sides. earlier this morning, rob and i talked to our senior washington editor, rick klein. >> always appreciate you being here with us. talk a little bit about, i guess, what was the strength for each guy last night? what was their home run? >> president obama was able to look pr
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
in washington this monday morning. thanks. >>> and one more political note. the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya has now become campaign fodder. south carolina republican senator lindsey graham is accusing the administration of a coverup. but the top democrat on the house committee investigating that attack says the accusation is quote ridiculous conspiracy stuff. >>> republicans and democrats alike are paying tribute this morning to former senator arlen specter. the moderate republican turned democrat from pennsylvania who served 30 years in the senate died yesterday of complications from non-hodgkin's lymphoma. he was known for being fiercely independent and for also being a man of the people. >> i remember as a kid, he would be down in the stands at three rivers stadium at steelers games introducing himself, just getting to know, he wanted to know the whole stadium. i think people will look back and say, that is what an elected official is supposed to do, even if it is not convenient or is difficult at times. arlen specter always did that. >> his funeral is tomorrow. vice
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Oct 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
lapses that led to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate. however, republican lawmakers say the safety of americans working overseas rests squarely with the demander in chief. they are preparing for a possible strike, moving drones into the area. putting special opes forces on stand-by. >>> the pakistani girl who was targeted by the taliban is getting treatment at a hospital in england. officials are talking optimistically on what will admittedly be a very long recovery. nick schifrin reports from birmingham. >> reporter: she was nearly killed for simply wanting to go to school. malala has began a long road to recovery. her doctors removed her ventilator and she responded to stimuli. >> her doctors believe she has a chance of making a good recovery. >> reporter: 17 specialists will examine her in 24 hours. they have to recorrect her entire skull, shattered by a taliban bullet. this hospital provides better care than what she can receive in pakistan. and it is also safer. as long as she was in pakistan, the taliban promise to try to kill her. when the taliban took over her neighborhood
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
're learning new details about the timeline of the deadly september attack at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the u.s. state department and the white house were advised that an islamic group was claiming responsibility for the attack about two hours after it was carried out. but intelligence sources say other messages with conflicting information may also have been sent on that day. and they add that early reports from the scene of any attack or disaster are often inaccurate. >>> and a u.s. effort to wipe out al qaeda is nearing a significant milestone. according to "the washington post," the number of militants and civilians killed in drone strikes will soon exceed 3,000. that surpasses the number of people al qaeda killed in the 9/11 attacks. and "the post" says, the director of the cia is pushing for an expansion of the current drone fleet. >>> and to the global economy now. and a down day in early trading overseas. asian markets were lowered after dismal earnings reports from some big-name companies here in the u.s. those reports sent the dow to its lowest level in nearly seven weeks. he
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
into a u.s. military convoy. the u.s. war reached the grim milestone with the death of an american soldier. the death toll now standing at 2,000. >>> and very fresh revelations in the government's botched gun tracking program known as fast and furious. with dozens more firearms being linked to crimes in mexico. guns connected to fast and furious have now been recovered at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at least two brutal massacres. >>> there are reports at the airports. in the past two days, loaded guns have gotten past tsa agents. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. richardson mistakenly 234r50u with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> it's scary. >> i am voiced they missed something like that. >> reporter: some in congress worry this has all become business as usual. >> unfortunately, the reports i get, it's not just this one weapon. it's hundreds of items every day, b
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
is to blame for the shooting death of a u.s. border patrol agent. nick loss ivie was killed this week just north of the mexico/arizona border. mexican officials arrested two men as investigators look into whether ivie was shot by a fellow officer. his family is struggling to cope with the loss. >> we've been so preoccupied with the grief of the loss, we really haven't had time to be angry at anything. it is what it is. it won't bring nick back. >> homeland security secretary janet napolitano heads to arizona today to express condolences and meet with investigators. >>> syria has apologized for an artillery strike on a turkish town that killed five people. but escalating fears of cross-border war have sparked demonstrations in turkey. outside the parliament building, riot police used tear gas and water canons to break up anti-war protesters. >>> firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire threatening about a dozen homes in washington state. the fire, which is being fueled by bone-dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres about 40 miles from seattle. some people in the town of shelton
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am EDT
this monday morning. thanks. >>> the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate has now become campaign fodder. south carolina republican senator lindsey graham is accusing the administration of a coverup. the top democrat says it is ridiculous conspiracy stuff. >>> people are paying tribute to arlen specter this morning. he served 30 years in the senate and he died yesterday of complications from nonhoge kins lymphoma. >> i remember as a kid, he would be down in the stands at three rivers stadium at steelers games introducing himself, just getting to know, he wanted to know the whole stadium. think people will look back and say, that is what an elected official is supposed to do, even if it is not convenient or is difficult at times. arlen specter always did that. >> his funeral is tomorrow. vice president joe biden has postponed campaign events in order to attend. he was 82 years old. >>> in other new, pretrial hearings are set to begin today for five men accused of planning the terrorist attacks on 9/11. the hearings are closed but family members of those killed on 9/11 have been invited to milita
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
are expected to spar again over libya after "the new york times" reported that the u.s. and iran had agreed to one-on-one talks. >> now iran thinks they can go much harder than they think they can go. >> reporter: the white house added it is open to one-on-one talks. >> and now to a point that iran's economy is on its knees. >> reporter: president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. and mitt romney in florida where he gave this advice between the football game. >> figure out which of the players is best and take them out early. >> reporter: a new poll shows the president has a five-point lead among registered voters but a likely race shows the race is a dead heat at 47%. >> i have a question. >> do you want me to answer? >> reporter: and denied that instead of circling each other, the candidates will be sitting. brandi hitt, abc news, boca raton, florida. >> but who could have predicted how those first two debates would go but "gma" anchor and host of "this week" george stephanopoulos has an idea of what to look for in tonight's third confrontation. >> here's what i expec
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
in bengha benghazi. it was terror after all, not angry protesters, killing the u.s. ambassador. and the issue is front and center at a hearing on capitol hill. >>> on the campaign trail. a new, softer side of mitt romney. his family urging the change, as polls show him closing the gap in battleground states. >>> airport arsenal. a boston man detained at l.a.x., after what border agents found in his luggage. body armor, weapons, even body bags. >>> and snoopy on the silver screen. the big announcement. charlie brown and the gang, in a brand-new movie. >>> good wednesday morning. i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. >> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we begin this wednesday, with tough questions ahead on capitol hill today, about last month's attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya, as well as three other americans. >> the title of the house committee probe speaks volumes. it's called the hearing on the failure in benghazi. tahman bradley is here with a preview. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, sunny and rob. with the security failures in the spo
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
your mail carriers out there hard at work. this one came to us courtesy of beth. we looked at the u.s. postal service website and they will be working again today. neither rain, snow, or dark of night. >> make sure that you thank them. they are working hard. >>> all right. look at this picture. this is the tomb of the unknown soldier. this is dedication army guard stood watch over the tomb. despite the heavy rain and the high winds from hurricane sandy. this photo comes from the u.s. army. the tomb was built after world war 1 to honor the memory of soldiers killed in war. it has been guarded since 1948. >> that is an inspiring image there. so much of our lives were put on hold and stopped yesterday because of hurricane sandy. >> we took forgranted the fact that you can be inside and enjoy that. because a lot of people have to go to work. >>> yes. the storm of the force last night. what is in store for us today? >> we're getting lots of rain and heavy rain bands this morning. that will continue throughout the day and windy conditions throughout the day as well. tropical storm force win
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00am PDT
," and things took a serious turn discussing the terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i wasn't confused about the fact that we needed to ramp up diplomatic security around the world right after it happened. >> reporter: it's back to business today for the candidates. president obama heads to virginia while mitt romney campaigns in florida. the latest gallup poll shows one day of post-debate sentiment, shows mitt romney leading by seven points, 52% to 45%. but polls of the battleground states that will decide the election show a much tighter race. paula and john? >> tahman bradley, in washington. thank you for that much-needed humor from that dinner, tahman. >> reporter: yes, indeed. >>> as for the candidates' wives, ann romney explained her husband's shift on abortion on "the view." she said he was opposing abortion when it came to creating embryos for stem cell research. and first lady michelle obama appears this morning on "live with kelly and michael." in response to rapid-fire questions she says her guilty pleasures are french fries and "the real housewives." the can
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Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
to the number one issue, the economy. in particular, u.s. auto jobs. >> you were very clear that you would not provide government assistance to the u.s. auto companies, even if they went through bankruptcy. >> the idea that has been suggested that i would liquidate the industry, of course not. >> reporter: the latest abc news/"washington post" poll shows this race is still close, with the president carrying a one-point lead. >> i don't think mitt romney hurt himself. but i think barack obama may have helped himself a point or two in the course of the debate. >> reporter: and with exactly two weeks, now, until election day, both of the candidates will be spending most of their time campaigning in the key battleground states. reporting live in boca raton, florida, brandi hitt. now, back to you live in the studio. >> thank you, brandi. >>> the final presidential debate is in the books. and the final sprint to election day can begin. >> and joining us is our senior washington editor, rick klein. thank you for being here. did you think last night's debate move the needle at all in an increasing
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Oct 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
are warning that sandy could merge with a powerful cold front here in the u.s. >> they are calling it an atmospheric bomb, which could explode just in time for trick or treating. >> accuweather's jim dickey has more on the now-looming possibility. >> good morning, rob and paula. here is hurricane sandy. you see a massive storm system. center of circulation moving onshore in cuba, as we see. the cloud field extending northward. in the next 24 to 48 hours. gusty winds and rain to the bahamas. rain through florida. and soaking rain headed for, interacting with the system moving across the midwest. as we're into next week, likely impacts into new england. rob and paula, back to you. >> all right. thanks for that report, jim. we'll get another hurricane update from sam champion, coming up later today on "good morning america." >>> and now, we turn to the final sprint to the white house. president obama and mitt romney, trolling for votes in those key, battleground states. >> with just 12 days to go, the president is stopping in chicago today, to cast his ballot early. abc's tahman bradl
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
of a slain u.s. border patrol agent and told them that their loved one's killer will be found. nicholas ivie was killed yesterday. another agent was also wounded in that incident. >>> a new study is out on affirmative action. just as the supreme court prepares to revisit the use of race in a college admissions. now, the study pointed to evidence from states that don't use affirmative action. and some of those nine states concluded that leading public universities are capable of bringing meaningful diversity through race-neutral policies. >>> at least eight wildfires are burning in northwestern minnesota this morning, fueled by powerful winds and severe drought. one fire's under control after detroying 6 homes in 12 square miles. including a school and a nursing home. >>> it is time, now, for the weather across the nation. thick morning fog in boston, new york and d.c. thunderstorms in the south, from the carolinas into coastal georgia and much of florida. gusty winds from seattle to minneapolis. and the montana mountains could get nearly a foot of snow. already making snowmen. >> can you bel
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
francisco. >>> returning to the news. the scathing, new report from the u.s. anti-doping agency, virtually demolishes what's left of cyclist lance armstrong's image, painting him as a liar, a cheat and a bully. >> the agency's investigation found armstrong was at the center of a highly-sophisticated and secret doping program. the details were provided by dozens of witnesses, including 11 of armstrong's teammates who say, he pushed them to cheat with him. the agency's chief says the evidence was just too overwhelming to ignore. >> our job, unfortunately, is to act on the evidence. nothing else. nothing more. nothing less. that's what we've done in this case. and what we saw, and the evidence shows an undeniable web of sophisticated doping, all aimed to succeed and bring success to this team. >> the agency stripped armstrong of his cycling titles. he chose not to fight the sanctions. but called the investigation a witch hunt. and he continues to insist he never cheated. >>> in south florida, crews are digging through the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on the campus of miami-dade colleg
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
the issue. >>> the student visa system after a bangladeshi man used one of the visas to enter the u.s. quasi nafis transferred to school in new york. charles schumer says that should have raised red flags. >> we do know that the student visa program, in the hands of a few wrong doers, sham universities around the country, are serving as a back door for foreign nationals to enter our country improperly. >> schumer says there's no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of missouri university. but he is calling on congress to tighten up oversight on all student visas. >>> engineers at the gulf of mexico are trying to determine the source of a new sheen on the water surface. the oil is leaking from the so-called containment dome which was unsuccessfully used in the crisis and is sitting on the gulf floor. >>> and a stretch of interstate 35 near the oklahoma/kansas border, shut down during a massive dust storm has reopened. the swirling dust created near-blackout seasconditions al the four-lane highway. the worst was a pileup involving more than 30 vehicles. amazingly, there were a couple of injuries
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
governments unable to take politically unpopular steps. the brightest, though, according to the study is the u.s. economy. >>> well, it is a sign of the times, fewer people are sending greeting cards thanks to the internet. so hallmark is closing a factory that made a third of its cards. it says sales in greeting cards are off by one-sixth. it said the company is adopting new online technology just like its customers. >>> liam neeson action film single was tops at the box office this weekend doing twice twice the business, the take for "taken 2" was 50 million bucks. meanwhile, "hotel transylvania" checked in at $27 million and "pitch perfect at $17 million. >> even if you don't like the message, it needs to get out there about travesties around the globe. >>> when we come back, see a wedding party turn into one ugly mess. the camera was rolling as a drawn brawl turned deadly. >>> also, an important new clue this morning in a desperate search for a girl who disappeared simply trying to make her way to school. i love this time of year. it's like its own new beginning. it's all about change. the k
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
that in each direction with the high-standing water. just spoke to u.s. park police, it remains closed between east-west highway and down toward the d.c. line. again, because of flooding, we have that all over the area. so if you know those areas that are prone to high-standing water, the flooding, try to steer clear, back to you. >> 4:15, the temperature is a little bit chillier than it was this time yesterday with the cold front coming through. we're looking at 41 degrees right now. >> much more to come here on "good morning washington." several local homeowners will be spending the week making repairs because of this, down trees throughout the area. we're going to >> welcome back to washington. it's 4:18 right now. we're giving you live pictures from queens, new york. this is the rockaway peninsula area, specifically the breezy point section of queens. what you're looking at here is a fire an enormous fire, that's now affecting 50 homes in a flood zone area actually. so there are 200 firefighters out there right now trying to respond to this enormous
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Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
after president obama for his response to the u.s. consulate attack in libya. >> it took the president two weeks to acknowledge that this was a terrorist attack. >> reporter: while biden challenged ryan's proposed changes to medicare. >> you are jeopardizing the program. you're changing the program from a guaranteed benefit. >> reporter: it was a more heated back and forth than the first presidential debate. and biden often laughed at ryan's arguments. >> joe biden understood, tonight, he had to go back out there and do what president obama failed to do last week. >> reporter: with the race still tight, both president obama and mitt romney, watched closely. >> i thought joe biden was terrific tonight. i could not be prouder of him. >> reporter: and in the end, their running mates even shared a few laughs. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> i always say what i mean. >> reporter: that got a lot of laughs last night. now, the next big debate is next tuesday. that's when we see president obama and mitt romne
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Oct 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
at seven u.s. airport that will make screening less evasive. the tsa is removing the full-body screeners. in their place, machines that produce less-graphic cartoon-style body outlines. >>> those detroit tigers, hoping for a change of fortune as they bring in the world series back home. we get the latest, now, from espn news. >> randy scott here with your "sportscenter" update. and we start with game two of the world series in san francisco. let's go. don't call it frisco, though. the locals don't like it. that's madison bumgarner. getting help from fielding here. top two, prince fielder tying to score from first. bad idea. these gone down. a missed opportunity for detroit. that's scary opportunity there for detroit pitcher doug fister. taking a line drive from gregor blanco. he would stay in. later in the inning, that's fister getting bumgarner to fly out. bumgarner did his work on the bump. omar infante, also no. bumgarner, seven innings, two hits, eight ks. 4-6-3 double-play. 2-0. giants get the win. >>> nfl football on a thursday night. adrian peterson and the vikings undefeated at h
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
qaeda in north africa. "the washington post" says the meetings came before the 9/11 attacks on u.s. compounds in libya. during the discussions, the possibility of unilateral strikes against al qaeda targets in that region were reportedly considered for the very first time. >>> and there are plenty of questions to answer about the derailment of an amtrak passenger train in california's central valley. at least 20 people were injured when several cars came off the rails after colliding with a big rig truck. a second train versus truck crash happened about ten miles away, leaving the truck driver with major injuries. >>> and an update on a story that caused so much outrage. new york mayor, michael bloomberg, says a retired locksmith will stop selling master keys to some of the most sensitive locks in the city, including the world trade center site. the keys are meant for firefighters and city officials to access electrical panels, elevators and subway stations. a "new york post" reporter bought a set on ebay for $150. scary that can get in the hands of the wrong person for $150. >> th
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